Vice President of Sales – North America

The Vice President – Sales, Windows will be responsible for managing all aspects of the traditional, national account and commercial sales channels for the company’s Windows Business Unit. The ideal candidate must possess and display a positive attitude with relentless passion for growing the assigned business. The position will be a primary member within the windows leadership team and will be a key role in developing and implementing strategies and driving financial results.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishes and implements sales strategies to support sales and profit growth within the assigned sales channels and across the company’s enterprise.
  • Develops annual sales plans and associated regional sales budgets
  • Manages all sales team members and processes.
  • Cultivates and fosters strong working relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Attends and participates in key trade and customer events.
  • Trains, mentors, and motivates the sales team.
  • Coaches and develops future leaders of the business.
  • Ability to manage and plan multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong leadership and sales skills.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable business acumen
  • Proven problem solving and customer service skills
  • Superior people, oral/written/listening communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and strategic planning skills
  • Proactive, finds ways to do things, not reasons why things can’t be done business approach.
  • Be actively involved in critical customer issues and manage to the desired result for company distribution.
  • Change Management – Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
  • Cost Consciousness – Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources and manages within defined expense budgets.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.
  • Travel: ~50%

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Marketing, Business, Management or a related field
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years relevant experience in consumer durable products industry through sales, product management or marketing
  • Master’s (MBA) Degree in a relevant field is required.
  • Experience of developing and driving a sales channel; developing programs and building long-term relationships.
  • Experience developing and deploying strategic initiatives to profitably expand and grow a business.
  • Solid computer skills with experience in the Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel, Word Processing, and PowerPoint presentations.

MUST HAVE

  • Master’s (MBA) Degree in a relevant field is required.
  • 7-10 years relevant experience in consumer durable products industry through sales, product management or marketing
  • Experience of developing and driving a sales channel; developing programs and building long-term relationships.
  • Experience developing and deploying strategic initiatives to profitably expand and grow a business.
  • Experience and Proven ability to drive top-line growth in small to medium sized customer base versus high volume sales with a handful of large-scale retail chains.
  • Experience and Demonstrated success in the growth and development of a national sales force.
  • Experience and Exposure in the building materials manufacturing space.
  • Solid computer skills with experience in the Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel, Word Processing, and PowerPoint presentations.

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